The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC) honored and announced the best of the best in the Real Estate Industry on December 18 for the 48th Annual Key Awards in Chicago, IL.

COBU Architecture Studio received a Gold Award for our Abbey Springs Farmhouse.


Working with the current design trends, the Abbey Springs Farmhouse represents a transitional lifestyle with the ability to welcome extended family and friends. The property is located in an established neighborhood with a challenging topography, that lends itself to a unique design solution starting with traditional massing.

We were able to place, and design the home, to maximize the natural light throughout. The home features a functioning cupola and a garden style lower level, which filters natural light into the living areas and maximizes the overall perception of the rooms. The modest layout champions a master
down with three bedrooms plus loft on the second floor.

The overall tight package of the Abbey Springs Farmhouse illustrates that functional living can be efficient, with a grand perception.